I think it's really important to know a bit about the internals of a car, so that when you are getting your car serviced you can talk intelligently with the auto technician. As well, there are many easy DIY jobs you can do on your car to save your some money which can make all the difference when you are young and starting out. This site is where I am recording everything I am teaching my kids about auto servicing, and because I think it will be useful to many other families as well. I hope you find it useful for your family.
13 April 2018
One of the easiest way to determine whether you need car repairs is to listen out for unusual noises or sounds. Many failing car components will often produce a strange sound depending on the underlying issue. The brakes are a key safety mechanism when you're on the road. For this reason, it is significant to watch out for any signs that your car brakes could be failing. Problematic car brakes may produce unusual sounds.
17 January 2017
Most modern vehicles have a differential. A differential is the mechanical component on your vehicle's drivetrain that divides the engine's torque two ways, so that the wheels can turn at different speeds when required. Repairing your differentials immediately you notice that they are experiencing problems will help you retain control of your vehicle when conditions get tough on the road. It will also ensure you avoid the need for early replacements, which cost much more than the repairs.
10 November 2016
Tyre blowouts can cause serious damage to a truck if the driver lacks experience in how to retain control of the loaded truck in those situations. This article discusses some helpful tips that inexperienced truck drivers should implement in order to avoid costly damage to their trucks during a tyre blowout. Avoid Hitting the Brakes Many drivers instinctively hit the brakes once a tyre on their vehicle blows out. Hitting the brakes as soon as a tyre blows out may be risky.
25 August 2016
Owning a car has become a necessity in today's world due to the convenience it affords users. First-time car owners are very excited about the prospects of owning a personal car, which is understandable. However, quite a number are lost when it comes to car servicing, after all, they are not mechanics. Nonetheless, there are things one should consider when it comes to car maintenance if they want to protect their hard-earned property.
26 July 2016
If you wait until your car doesn't start to replace the battery, you might be stranded at the grocery store with a trunk full of food that will spoil or be at a gas station in the middle of nowhere during a road trip. To avoid these types of situations, pay attention to your car so you know when to replace the battery before it dies completely. Here are some common signs that it is time to replace the car battery.